Government & Politics

In Trust For Us: The Story of the Alaska Permanent Fund

“When Alaskans created the permanent fund, it was a grand experiment. Other oil provinces had tried to preserve some of their wealth for future generations — few, if any, had succeeded.” This documentary from 2004 examines the Alaska permanent fund and its history.

Juneau World Affairs Council

Turkey, Iran, and the US with NPR Correspondent Peter Kenyon

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Turkey, Iran, and the US: International Tensions Under the Trump Administration” with NPR correspondent Peter Kenyon. Kenyon is a former Alaska public radio reporter who began his public radio career in Petersburg. He’s been based in Istanbul since 2010 and previously covered the Middle East, north Africa and the…

Juneau World Affairs Council

Beyond a War Zone: What’s Next for Iraq

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Beyond a War Zone: What’s Next for Iraq” with Ambassador Lukman Faily. Faily served as Iraq’s ambassador to the United States from 2013 to 2016. He used to live the United Kingdom where he was active in the Iraqi community and several Iraqi NGOs.

Juneau World Affairs Forum

Climate Policy in the European Union

In this session, “Climate Policy in the European Union”, we hear from University of Washington’s Dr. Jürgen Salay.” The European Union is probably the region where most of the world’s practical policy experimentation has taken place in the field of environment and climate change. In the past twenty-­five years, the EU has developed a comprehensive…

Juneau World Affairs Forum

A Democratic Paralysis? How the US Withdrawal and the EU’s Malfunctioning Bureaucracy Helped Russia Undermine Pro-­Democracy Civil Society in Eastern Europe

In this session, “A Democratic Paralysis? How the US Withdrawal and the EU’s Malfunctioning Bureaucracy Helped Russia Undermine Pro-­Democracy Civil Society in Eastern Europe”, we hear from University of Colorado Boulder’s Dr. Svetoslav Derderyan. Civil Society Organizations were an important tool in inducing reforms in the democratic development of Eastern European countries in the years…

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